From the ancient mysteries of a Mayan temple to the sinister secrets of modern medicine, FBI agent Caitlyn Tierney uncovers crimes that have been buried far too long and far too deep...
It's the kind of case that chills Caitlyn to the bone. Missing person. College student. Beloved daughter of a world leader in biotechnology. She was last seen on a spring break cruise. No witnesses. No motives. Just one possible lead—reports of a stranger who may have lured the young archeology major off the ship and into the jungles of Guatemala. When Caitlyn follows her hunch into the jungle—with the FBI's Jake Carver by her side—the trail takes a surprising turn into the very heart of darkness.
"VanDyke has done it again! He's a master craftsman, offering another great read, a captivating story. Lots of mystery and action as Cal tries to find a killer - or two - before anyone else gets caught up in the webs of deceit in a California seemingly idyllic small town." - Marcia K
"This author has rapidly become one of my favorites with this Cal Corwin series! His characters absolutely come alive. The storyline is fast-paced and hard to put down!" - Jan
When a blackmailed drag queen walks into Cal Corwin's P. I. agency, she quickly throws herself into the investigation, but with each new clue she finds the case gets murkier, its web of lies more tangled. When murder rears its ugly head, it becomes clear more is at stake than money, and Cal must watch her own back even as she tries to find the culprit.
In A Bind is the second book in the new P. I. mystery series from D. D. VanDyke, though they can be read in any order. Set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area, Cal Corwin novels brim with intrigue and fully fleshed characters from cops and criminals to hit men, oddball family and unexpected allies.
The California Corwin P. I. Mystery Series:
- Loose Ends (Contains Off The Leash: Cal Corwin Novelette)
- In A Bind
- Off the Leash
- The Girl In The Morgue
More to come!
Keywords: Women Sleuths, Women's Detective Fiction, Crime Thrillers, Kidnapping Crime Fiction, Murder, Mystery Series, Hard Boiled, blackmail, private investigator, San Francisco, Mission District, drag queen, tweaker, bail bondsman, bikers, SFPD, police
For fans of Lee Child, John Grisham, and Michael Connelly
"Full of thrills and tension - but smart and human too." —Lee Child , #1 World Wide Bestselling Author of Jack Reacher Thrillers
Tampa’s free-spirited Judge Wilhelmina Carson returns in the third installment of this well-loved series. During Tampa’s annual Gasparilla Pirate Festival, murder chases Judge Willa’s beloved secretary into a world of corruption, bank fraud, and art theft while Willa’s dad, Jim Harper, suffers hell of his own making.
Just as Willa is recovering from the shock of meeting her father’s new trophy wife, her secretary Margaret Wheaton becomes mysteriously involved with a nefarious jeweler. When both Margaret’s husband and the jeweler end up dead, Margaret is the number one suspect. Judge Willa sets out to prove Margaret innocent and takes the reader on a ride through Tampa’s month-long pirate party, with twists and turns that keep you guessing until the very end: whodunnit?
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